Deon Richmond Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Akinwalere Olaleye
Jan 31, 2024 By Akinwalere Olaleye
Originally Published on May 06, 2022
Deon Richmond, an American actor from New York City, was born on April 2, 1978.
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About Deon Richmond

Deon Richmond started his career in media by doing TV ads and national marketing.
He continued to chase his passion for performing, eventually arriving at his current location. His roles on 'The Cosby Show' and 'Sister, Sister' have earned him a household name among television viewers all over the world.
He's done a lot of different jobs. He's worked as a disc jockey, actor, and talk show host in several films and television shows. He is known primarily for playing a semi-regular youth role on the iconic NBC comedy 'The Cosby Show' as Rudy Huxtable's buddy Kenny.
However, his performance as Tamera Mowry's lover Jordan Bennett in the hit series 'Sister, Sister' like a supporting role in the fifth season and a regular cast member in the sixth and last season is also noteworthy.
Please continue reading to learn more about this famous actor, Deon Richmond, including his net worth, early career, and role in the drama series 'Sister, Sister' and his part as Kenny in the hit NBC comedy series 'The Cosby Show.'

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Deon Richmond's net worth?

The career of Deon Richmond has profited from his dedication and hard work. His net worth is around $1 million, reflecting his success. His primary source of income has been through television shows and movies. Furthermore, he has worked as both an actor and a host.

How much does Deon Richmond earn per year?

Deon Richmond's annual income is still unknown.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Deon Richmond?

Deon Richmond is 5 ft 9 in (181 cm) tall.

How old is Deon Richmond?

As of 2021, Deon Richmond is aged 43 years old, and his zodiac sign is Aries.

Childhood And Education

On April 2, 1978, Deon Richmond was birthed in New York City. Besides these, very little is known about his upbringing and childhood. His parents registered him in Skilled Children's School in New York City, New York. Besides this, there is no record of his educational background. In addition, he visited the American Film Institute. He is said to have three sisters, but there is no information regarding his parents and siblings.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Deon Richmond’s partner?

Actor Deon Richmond got engaged to Tamara Rachelle, a blogger and hairstylist. The couple kept their date of wedding a secret. But, it is known that Deon married Tamara Rachelle in the early 2000s. They were also blessed with children 2-3 years later. Like most celebrities, Deon chooses to maintain his personal and romantic life discreetly.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Richmond has been an actor since he was a child. He appeared in the 'Cherish,' a Kool & the Gang music video, as a young youngster, around 1985. Richmond was first featured on 'The Cosby Show' in 1986 as Kenny in the show 'Theo's Flight' and went on to act in 32 episodes before the show ended in 1992.
Richmond appeared as a young Eddie Murphy in the beginning moments of the movie 'Eddie Murphy Raw,' He also played Chet in the film 'Enemy Territory.' Richmond also appeared in 'Warm It Up,' a Kris Kross music video, in 1992.
He played Darren Dixon in the 1993–94 sitcom 'Getting By,' alongside Merlin Santana portraying his brother Marcus; the two were chosen as siblings due to their friendship on 'The Cosby Show.' In the fifth season of 'Sister, Sister,' Richmond appeared as Tamera Campbell's partner, Jordan Bennett.
He became a recurrent character during the show's final and sixth seasons. Richmond played the lead in movies including 'Enemy Territory' in 1987, 'Not Another Teen Movie,' 'National Lampoon's Van Wilder,' 'Scream 3', 'Trippin', and the indie horror picture 'Hatchet' after leaving ‘The Cosby Show.’
Deon Richmond is an American actor located in New York. Richmond is best known for playing Rudy Huxtable's companion Kenny, also referred to as Bud, on 'The Cosby Show' on NBC and Jordan Bennett on 'Sister, Sister' on ABC/The WB.

What awards has Deon Richmond won?

Deon made his debut in 'The Cosby Show,' for which he was selected and awarded a Young Artist Award (along with the others) in 1989. He was also shortlisted for 'Sister, Sister' for a Young Artist Award in 1999 for Best Supporting Young Performer Appeared in a TV Comedy Show—Supporting Child Actor.

Deon Richmond's Hobbies And Interests

Some of Deon Richmond's hobbies are listening to music, video games, reading, and playing football and basketball.

Other Interesting Deon Richmond Facts And Trivia

Richmond was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2000 and underwent minimal surgery. However, he had severe health problems in 2002, which necessitated much surgery.
Deon Richmond was also a part of the movie 'Black Panther.'
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Deon Richmond Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Deon Richmond

Date of Birth




Place of Birth

New York City



181 cm

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Child Star?



Actor, Producer


Skilled Children's School

Net Worth



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